2016 Census QuickStats

Australia New South Wales State Suburbs

Mount Riverview

Code SSC12788 (SSC) Search for a Community Profile
People 3,034
Male 49.2%
Female 50.8%
Median age 40
Families 907
Average children per family
for families with children 1.9
for all families 0.9
All private dwellings 1,112
Average people per household 2.8
Median weekly household income $1,987
Median monthly mortgage repayments $2,100
Median weekly rent $425
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 2.1

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People — demographics & education

People tables are based on a person's place of usual residence on Census night

People
Persons count based on place of usual residence on Census night
Mount Riverview % New South Wales % Australia %
Male 1,488 49.2 3,686,014 49.3 11,546,638 49.3
Female 1,539 50.8 3,794,217 50.7 11,855,248 50.7
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people 60 2.0 216,176 2.9 649,171 2.8

In the 2016 Census, there were 3,034 people in Mount Riverview (State Suburbs). Of these 49.2% were male and 50.8% were female. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people made up 2.0% of the population.

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Age Mount Riverview % New South Wales % Australia %
Median age 40 -- 38 -- 38 --
0-4 years 179 5.9 465,135 6.2 1,464,779 6.3
5-9 years 235 7.8 478,184 6.4 1,502,646 6.4
10-14 years 237 7.8 443,009 5.9 1,397,183 6.0
15-19 years 177 5.8 448,425 6.0 1,421,595 6.1
20-24 years 142 4.7 489,673 6.5 1,566,793 6.7
25-29 years 138 4.6 527,161 7.0 1,664,602 7.1
30-34 years 198 6.5 540,360 7.2 1,703,847 7.3
35-39 years 204 6.7 499,724 6.7 1,561,679 6.7
40-44 years 203 6.7 503,169 6.7 1,583,257 6.8
45-49 years 193 6.4 492,440 6.6 1,581,455 6.8
50-54 years 193 6.4 485,546 6.5 1,523,551 6.5
55-59 years 204 6.7 469,726 6.3 1,454,332 6.2
60-64 years 217 7.2 420,044 5.6 1,299,397 5.6
65-69 years 187 6.2 384,470 5.1 1,188,999 5.1
70-74 years 176 5.8 292,556 3.9 887,716 3.8
75-79 years 91 3.0 217,308 2.9 652,657 2.8
80-84 years 27 0.9 155,806 2.1 460,549 2.0
85 years and over 26 0.9 167,506 2.2 486,842 2.1

The median age of people in Mount Riverview (State Suburbs) was 40 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 21.5% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 16.7% of the population.

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Registered marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Mount Riverview % New South Wales % Australia %
Married 1,403 58.7 2,965,280 48.7 9,148,218 48.1
Separated 63 2.6 190,198 3.1 608,059 3.2
Divorced 202 8.4 512,298 8.4 1,626,890 8.5
Widowed 100 4.2 331,653 5.4 985,204 5.2
Never married 623 26.1 2,094,460 34.4 6,668,910 35.0

Of people in Mount Riverview (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 58.7% were married and 11.1% were either divorced or separated.

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Social marital status
People aged 15 years and over
Mount Riverview % New South Wales % Australia %
Registered marriage 1,332 58.7 2,612,630 48.3 8,001,141 47.7
De facto marriage 199 8.8 506,133 9.4 1,751,731 10.4
Not married 738 32.5 2,290,887 42.3 7,024,973 41.9

In Mount Riverview (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 58.7% of people were in a registered marriage and 8.8% were in a de facto marriage.

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Education Mount Riverview % New South Wales % Australia %
Preschool 58 6.6 132,047 5.7 347,621 4.8
Primary - Government 259 29.5 417,465 18.0 1,314,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 32 3.6 122,099 5.3 380,604 5.3
Primary - other non Government 40 4.6 67,611 2.9 231,490 3.2
Secondary - Government 148 16.9 269,249 11.6 827,505 11.5
Secondary - Catholic 35 4.0 117,689 5.1 338,384 4.7
Secondary - other non Government 37 4.2 79,915 3.4 280,618 3.9
Technical or further education institution 70 8.0 144,103 6.2 424,869 5.9
University or tertiary institution 121 13.8 376,133 16.2 1,160,626 16.1
Other 17 1.9 63,673 2.7 198,383 2.8
Not stated 60 6.8 535,266 23.0 1,707,023 23.7

In Mount Riverview (State Suburbs), 29.2% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 37.3% were in primary school, 25.1% in secondary school and 21.8% in a tertiary or technical institution.

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Level of highest educational attainment
People aged 15 years and over
Mount Riverview % New South Wales % Australia %
Bachelor Degree level and above 633 26.8 1,424,716 23.4 4,181,406 22.0
Advanced Diploma and Diploma level 304 12.8 543,142 8.9 1,687,893 8.9
Certificate level IV 128 5.4 167,947 2.8 551,767 2.9
Certificate level III 332 14.0 730,498 12.0 2,442,203 12.8
Year 12 301 12.7 930,654 15.3 2,994,097 15.7
Year 11 60 2.5 203,574 3.3 941,531 4.9
Year 10 284 12.0 702,178 11.5 2,054,331 10.8
Certificate level II 0 0.0 4,849 0.1 13,454 0.1
Certificate level I 0 0.0 625 0.0 2,176 0.0
Year 9 or below 123 5.2 513,209 8.4 1,529,897 8.0
No educational attainment 3 0.1 54,870 0.9 145,844 0.8
Not stated 114 4.8 627,465 10.3 1,974,794 10.4

Of people aged 15 and over in Mount Riverview (State Suburbs), 12.7% reported having completed Year 12 as their highest level of educational attainment, 19.7% had completed a Certificate III or IV and 12.8% had completed an Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

2011 benchmarks are not available for this data item.

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People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Mount Riverview % New South Wales % Australia %

Respondents had the option of reporting up to two ancestries on their Census form, and this is captured by the Ancestry Multi Response (ANCP) variable used in this table. Therefore, the total responses count will not equal the persons count for this area. Calculated percentages represent a proportion of all responses from people in Mount Riverview (State Suburbs) (including those who did not state an ancestry).

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Country of birth Mount Riverview % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 2,490 82.6 4,899,090 65.5 15,614,835 66.7
Other top responses

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Country of birth of father and/or mother, stated responses Mount Riverview % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 626 20.7 2,764,170 37.0 8,051,196 34.4
Father only born overseas 288 9.5 458,394 6.1 1,488,092 6.4
Mother only born overseas 199 6.6 325,182 4.3 1,094,591 4.7
Both parents born in Australia 1,845 60.9 3,399,725 45.4 11,070,538 47.3

In Mount Riverview (State Suburbs), 60.9% of people had both parents born in Australia and 20.7% of people had both parents born overseas.

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Country of birth of father, stated responses Mount Riverview % New South Wales % Australia %

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Country of birth of mother, stated responses Mount Riverview % New South Wales % Australia %

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Religious affiliation, top responses Mount Riverview % New South Wales % Australia %

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Language, top responses (other than English) Mount Riverview % New South Wales % Australia %

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People — employment
Employment
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Mount Riverview % New South Wales % Australia %
Worked full-time 965 61.7 2,134,521 59.2 6,623,065 57.7
Worked part-time 467 29.8 1,071,151 29.7 3,491,503 30.4
Away from work 60 3.8 174,654 4.8 569,276 5.0
Unemployed 73 4.7 225,546 6.3 787,452 6.9

There were 1,565 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Mount Riverview (State Suburbs). Of these 61.7% were employed full time, 29.8% were employed part-time and 4.7% were unemployed.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Employment - hours worked
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Mount Riverview % New South Wales % Australia %
1-15 hours per week 173 11.6 364,637 10.8 1,218,823 11.4
16-24 hours per week 157 10.5 352,817 10.4 1,079,236 10.1
25-34 hours per week 138 9.2 353,702 10.5 1,193,445 11.2
35-39 hours per week 262 17.6 645,428 19.1 2,031,263 19.0
40 hours or more per week 697 46.7 1,489,099 44.1 4,591,801 43.0

Of employed people in Mount Riverview (State Suburbs), 11.6% worked 1 to 15 hours, 10.5% worked 16 to 24 hours and 46.7% worked 40 hours or more.

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Occupation
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Mount Riverview % New South Wales % Australia %

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Industry of employment, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Mount Riverview % New South Wales % Australia %

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Median weekly incomes
People aged 15 years and over
Mount Riverview % New South Wales % Australia %
Personal 802 -- 664 -- 662 --
Family 2,134 -- 1,780 -- 1,734 --
Household 1,987 -- 1,486 -- 1,438 --

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Mount Riverview (State Suburbs) was $802.

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Travel to work, top responses
Employed people aged 15 years and over
Mount Riverview % New South Wales % Australia %

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Unpaid work
People aged 15 years and over
Mount Riverview % New South Wales % Australia %
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 1,975 83.1 4,127,723 67.7 13,143,914 69.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 870 36.5 1,659,250 27.2 5,259,400 27.6
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 364 15.3 709,415 11.6 2,145,203 11.3
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 656 27.5 1,103,790 18.1 3,620,726 19.0

In Mount Riverview (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 83.1% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 36.5% provided care for children and 15.3% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 27.5% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

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Unpaid domestic work, number of hours
People aged 15 years and over
Mount Riverview % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than 5 hours per week 546 22.9 1,359,656 22.3 4,298,593 22.6
5 to 14 hours per week 776 32.6 1,531,206 25.1 4,944,578 26.0
15 to 29 hours per week 370 15.5 690,934 11.3 2,189,776 11.5
30 hours or more per week 286 12.0 545,925 9.0 1,710,970 9.0

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Mount Riverview (State Suburbs), 32.6% worked 5 to 14 hours, 15.5% worked 15 to 29 hours and 12.0% worked 30 hours or more.

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Expand Families category,
includes family composition employment status of couple families

Families — family composition
Family composition Mount Riverview % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 345 38.3 709,524 36.6 2,291,987 37.8
Couple family with children 439 48.8 887,358 45.7 2,716,224 44.7
One parent family 107 11.9 310,906 16.0 959,543 15.8
Other family 9 1.0 32,438 1.7 102,559 1.7

Of the families in Mount Riverview (State Suburbs), 48.8% were couple families with children, 38.3% were couple families without children and 11.9% were one parent families.

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Single (or lone) parents
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Mount Riverview % New South Wales % Australia %
Male -- 13.0 -- 17.8 -- 18.2
Female -- 87.0 -- 82.2 -- 81.8

In Mount Riverview (State Suburbs), 13.0% of single parents were male and 87.0% were female.

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Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of parents in couple families
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Mount Riverview % New South Wales % Australia %
Both employed, worked full-time 184 23.7 360,916 22.6 1,084,006 21.6
Both employed, worked part-time 23 3.0 63,106 4.0 203,596 4.1
One employed full-time, one part-time 174 22.4 329,567 20.6 1,086,460 21.7
One employed full-time, other not working 113 14.5 240,084 15.0 749,886 15.0
One employed part-time, other not working 53 6.8 96,933 6.1 302,037 6.0
Both not working 154 19.8 334,742 21.0 1,006,697 20.1
Other (includes away from work) 38 4.9 80,905 5.1 264,145 5.3
Labour force status not stated (by one or both parents in a couple family) 39 5.0 90,630 5.7 311,381 6.2

In Mount Riverview (State Suburbs), of couple families with children, 23.7% had both partners employed full-time, 3.0% had both employed part-time and 22.4% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

The ABS Labour Force Survey provides the official estimates of Australia's unemployment rate. More information about Census and labour force status is provided in Understanding the Census and Census Data.

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Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure household composition mortgage & rent number of motor vehicles internet connection

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling count Mount Riverview % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 1,032 94.8 2,604,320 90.1 8,286,073 88.8
Unoccupied private dwellings 57 5.2 284,741 9.9 1,039,874 11.2

In Mount Riverview (State Suburbs), 94.8% of private dwellings were occupied and 5.2% were unoccupied.

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Dwelling structure
Occupied private dwellings
Mount Riverview % New South Wales % Australia %
Separate house 1,029 99.7 1,729,820 66.4 6,041,788 72.9
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3 0.3 317,453 12.2 1,055,016 12.7
Flat or apartment 0 0.0 519,390 19.9 1,087,434 13.1
Other dwelling 0 0.0 23,580 0.9 64,425 0.8

Of occupied private dwellings in Mount Riverview (State Suburbs), 99.7% were separate houses, 0.3% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 0.0% were flat or apartments and 0.0% were other dwellings.

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Number of bedrooms
Occupied private dwellings
Mount Riverview % New South Wales % Australia %
None (includes bedsitters) 0 0.0 17,157 0.7 39,769 0.5
1 bedroom 3 0.3 157,194 6.0 411,252 5.0
2 bedrooms 32 3.1 577,675 22.2 1,562,759 18.9
3 bedrooms 452 43.3 970,001 37.2 3,403,190 41.1
4 or more bedrooms 543 52.1 816,405 31.3 2,670,758 32.2
Number of bedrooms not stated 13 1.2 65,888 2.5 198,351 2.4
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 3.6 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Mount Riverview (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 0.3% had 1 bedroom, 3.1% had 2 bedrooms and 43.3% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 3.6. The average household size was 2.8 people.

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Tenure
Occupied private dwellings
Mount Riverview % New South Wales % Australia %
Owned outright 415 40.1 839,665 32.2 2,565,695 31.0
Owned with a mortgage 488 47.1 840,004 32.3 2,855,222 34.5
Rented 118 11.4 826,922 31.8 2,561,302 30.9
Other tenure type 4 0.4 23,968 0.9 78,994 1.0
Tenure type not stated 11 1.1 73,763 2.8 224,869 2.7

Of occupied private dwellings in Mount Riverview (State Suburbs), 40.1% were owned outright, 47.1% were owned with a mortgage and 11.4% were rented.

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Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Mount Riverview % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 891 85.4 1,874,524 72.0 5,907,625 71.3
Single (or lone) person households 135 12.9 620,778 23.8 2,023,542 24.4
Group households 17 1.6 109,004 4.2 354,917 4.3

In Mount Riverview (State Suburbs), of all households, 85.4% were family households, 12.9% were single person households and 1.6% were group households.

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Household income Mount Riverview % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $650 gross weekly income -- 9.2 -- 19.7 -- 20.0
More than $3000 gross weekly income -- 23.7 -- 18.7 -- 16.4

In Mount Riverview (State Suburbs), 9.2% of households had a weekly household income of less than $650 and 23.7% of households had a weekly income of more than $3000.

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Dwellings — mortgage & rent

Proportions are calculated using all tenure types for occupied private dwellings. This excludes visitor only and other non-classifiable households.

Rent weekly payments Mount Riverview % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 425 -- 380 -- 335 --
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 96.5 -- 87.1 -- 88.5
Households with rent payments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 3.5 -- 12.9 -- 11.5

The number of households where rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were not renting, and excluding the small proportion of visitor-only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion.

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Mortgage monthly repayments Mount Riverview % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 2,100 -- 1,986 -- 1,755 --
Households where mortgage repayments are less than 30% of household income -- 92.9 -- 92.6 -- 92.8
Households with mortgage repayments greater than or equal to 30% of household income -- 7.1 -- 7.4 -- 7.2

The number of households where mortgage repayments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure are expressed in this table as a proportion of the total number of households in an area (including those households which were renting, and excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion.

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Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Mount Riverview % New South Wales % Australia %
None 17 1.6 239,625 9.2 623,829 7.5
1 motor vehicle 265 25.5 946,159 36.3 2,881,485 34.8
2 motor vehicles 479 46.1 887,849 34.1 2,999,184 36.2
3 or more vehicles 263 25.3 435,053 16.7 1,496,382 18.1
Number of motor vehicles not stated 14 1.3 95,623 3.7 285,197 3.4

In Mount Riverview (State Suburbs), 25.5% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 46.1% had two registered motor vehicles and 25.3% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

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Dwellings — internet connection
Dwelling internet connection Mount Riverview % New South Wales % Australia %
Internet not accessed from dwelling 65 6.3 381,709 14.7 1,172,415 14.1
Internet accessed from dwelling 951 92.2 2,149,040 82.5 6,892,165 83.2
Not stated 16 1.6 73,565 2.8 221,494 2.7

In Mount Riverview (State Suburbs), 92.2% of households had at least one person access the internet from the dwelling. This could have been through a desktop/laptop computer, mobile or smart phone, tablet, music or video player, gaming console, smart TV or any other device.

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Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples
People characteristics
Count based on place of usual residence on Census night.
Mount Riverview % New South Wales % Australia %
Male 33 53.2 107,368 49.7 322,171 49.6
Female 29 46.8 108,809 50.3 326,996 50.4
Median age 16 -- 22 -- 23 --

In Mount Riverview (State Suburbs), 53.2% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people were male and 46.8% were female. The median age was 16 years.

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Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Mount Riverview % New South Wales % Australia %
Average number of people per household 3.9 -- 3.1 -- 3.2 --
Average number of persons per bedroom 0.7 -- 1 -- 1 --
Median weekly household income 2,542 -- 1,214 -- 1,203 --

There has been change in methodology used to calculate the average number of persons per bedroom. To compare the time series for average number of persons per bedroom please refer to Understanding the Census and Census Data

In Mount Riverview (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 3.9 persons, with 0.7 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,542.

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Mortgage and rent
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Mount Riverview % New South Wales % Australia %
Median weekly rent 450 -- 270 -- 250 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 2,145 -- 1,733 -- 1,660 --

In Mount Riverview (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $450 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $2,145.

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LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 23/10/2017

Small random adjustments have been made to all cell values to protect the confidentiality of data. These adjustments may cause the sum of rows or columns to differ by small amounts from the table totals. For further information, go to the User Guide for QuickStats.

Data reported for Australia and Other Territories now includes Norfolk Island, following an amendment to the Acts Interpretation Act, 1901. Because Norfolk Island has not previously been included in the Census, any 2011 benchmarks will not include Norfolk Island.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics It contains data from the 2016 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2016 Release date of this QuickStat was 23 October 2017 Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats For more information refer to Introduced Random Error in the 2016 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 www.abs.gov.au/census